External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris stressed the need for empathy and goodwill on the part of the international community as Sri Lanka moved forward to consolidate the benefits of stability for all its people.
Proffesor Peiris made this comment during a discussion with Brazil’s External Relations Minister Antonio Patriota, in Brazil.
At their bilateral discussions both the ministers noted that the substantial convergence of interests and priorities of the two countries provided a firm basis for closer co-operation, in the bilateral relationship.
Minister Peiris briefed his counterpart in the Government of Brazil about current developments in Sri Lanka and progress in all sectors after the advent of peace.
Brazil’s External Relations Minister Patriota appreciated the priority accorded by the Government of Sri Lanka to the strengthening of relations with countries in Latin America, and pledged his wholehearted co-operation in deepening Brazil’s relations with Sri Lanka.